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News & Information

Meet the Class of 2021: Seasoned Traveler, Volunteer Will Teach

None of his four older siblings went to college, and Daniel Bishop, BA '21, has been working in the ticket office at the Perot Museum for the past couple of years since graduating from high school. Finally reaching the conclusion that anything he really wanted to do with his life would require more formal schooling, he began looking at his options; immediately, UD's website caught his eye.

UD Named Highest-Ranking Best Value Catholic School in Texas

The University of Dallas reinforced its placement as one of the nation's top universities in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges guidebook. Published online Tuesday, Sept.12, the guidebook credited the university as the highest-ranking "Best Value" Catholic institution in Texas.

5 Things You Need to Know About North Texas Giving Day

On Thursday, Sept. 14, people from across the U.S. (and, for that matter, the world) will come together to support North Texas nonprofits on the ninth annual North Texas Giving Day. Last year's day-long fundraiser garnered $37 million in donations to benefit 2,518 nonprofits, including the University of Dallas.

Meet the Class of 2021: Eagle Scout Looks to Politics, Advocacy

Colin Lancaster, BA '21, didn't initially consider UD because so many family members had gone to school here, and he didn't want to be just another "legacy" student. However, when he realized that he wanted to major in politics, UD was suddenly a contender.

President Thomas W. Keefe Urges Support of Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Over the past several days, Texas' coastal cities and residents have endured one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the United States and make landfall in more than a decade. Houston and much of the Texas coast has been left temporarily paralyzed as record-setting floodwaters have exceeded the rooflines of single-story homes, submerging vehicles and hundreds of roadways and highways.

UD Announces Father Thomas More Barba as New Campus Chaplain

Shortly after his consecration to the ordained priesthood in June, Father Thomas More Barba, O.P., BA '09 '10, began serving as UD's newest campus chaplain, where more than 75 percent of the student body identify as Catholic, as well as rector of the Church of the Incarnation.

Meet the Class of 2021: Future Orthodontist Will Nurture Smiles

After high school, Maria Zambrana wanted to explore her roots -- an exploration that took her to Spain, where her great-grandparents hailed from, and to the Universidad de Navarra, where, like her sister before her, she studied in the international foundation program with students from all over the world, including others from the U.S. and many from Asian countries.

Welcome Back, Crusaders

Summer slumber has come to an end as UD students begin their first day of fall classes today. With classes now in session, we decided to investigate which courses are some of the most popular picks for students this semester.

Aspiring Physicist Explores Nanoparticles, Masters Presentation

This past summer, senior Nicholas Terranova, BS '18, spent 11 weeks running and processing magnetic simulations at the National Institute for Standards in Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, as part of his Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) internship.

UD Community Welcomes Class of 2021 to Campus

The university's largest freshman class in history, with more than 420 students, moved in Friday, Aug. 18, greeted by orientation leaders, resident assistants, faculty and staff.